Retirement Readiness

Is Your Retirement At Risk Due To Overly Rosy Rate Of Return Expectations?

A recent survey of 401(k) participants found that almost 70% believed they would be able to save enough for a financially secure retirement. The problem? Two-thirds of those surveyed believed that returns going forward will be in line with – or higher than – returns in the past, while most analysts expect that returns will be lower – perhaps significantly… 

Why You May Have To Rethink Retirement Thanks To The Republican Health Care Bill

Think you’re financially and emotionally ready to retire? According to today’s article, you may still have to postpone retirement, thanks to the House Republicans’ proposed Obamacare replacement bill – the American Health Care Act – and its provision that would allow insurers to charge older customers five times as much in premiums as younger customers – compared to the three-to-one… 

Enhancing Retirement Readiness: What Has An Impact…And What Doesn’t?

While the new “fiduciary standard” promises to help lower costs for retirement investors, how much of an impact does a modest fee reduction have on retirement readiness compared to actions that investors can take on their own such as delaying Social Security benefits or choosing more powerful investments? Today’s article puts this question to Tom Kmak, CEO of Fiduciary Benchmarks,… 

Assessing Retirement Readiness

Are you on track to have enough money to fund your desired lifestyle in retirement? Today’s article outlines four methods used by the experts to make this determination and identifies which methods are best depending on how far away one is from retirement. Which method does the author state is “perhaps the most accurate way to determine whether you’re financially…